Presentation on theme: "Chapter 1: Plot and Setting"— Presentation transcript:
1 Chapter 1: Plot and Setting “Just Once”“All Summer in a Day”“Suit Helps Girl Enjoy Daylight”“What Will Our Towns Look Like?”
2 Chapter 1: Plot and Setting Plot: the series of events in a storyConflict: a struggle or problemComplication: new problems come upClimax: most exciting moment of the storyResolution: final part of the story; how it endsSetting: Where and when the action of a story takes place – a story can not exist without a setting
3 Plot and Conflict: “Just Once” Genre: short storyFocus: conflictConflict: a struggle between two opposing views or situationsSkill: retellingRetelling: recall the conflict and the most important events in the plot
4 Setting: “All Summer in a Day” Genre: short storyFocus: settingSetting: the place and time of the story.Skill: making inferencesMaking Inferences: a kind of guess; look for clues and figure out things the author doesn’t tell you directlyLiterary Response & Analysis5. At the story’s resolution,9. The setting of ________ is so important to the plot because
5 Features of a Newspaper: “Suit Helps Girl Enjoy Daylight” Popular Media: informational materials that share information with the general public. Examples: newspapers, magazinesFeatures of a Newspaper:Sections: how the newspaper is divided. Examples: sports, world news, weather, etc.Headlines: titles of the articlesByline: name of the reporter who wrote the articleDateline: name of the place where the event happened and the date it occurred.Lead: the beginning of the article where the most important information is revealed.
6 Structural Features of Magazines: “What Will Our Towns Look Like?” Structural Features of a Magazine:The Cover: art and main headlinesThe Contents Page: lists articles and their page numbersMagazine Articles:Title: catches readers attentionSubtitle: secondary title that tells you more about the articleHeadings: words or phrases used to break the article into sectionsCaptions: brief informational sentences printed below illustrations.